Tuesday, July 29, 2014

38.5 weeks

I am just a little more than 1.5 weeks away from my due date.  I still think I will end up going over due.  I don't really feel like my body is making leaps and bounds toward labour.  I feel like I have had more contractions, but nothing painful.  And I do feel like the baby has dropped down and I am making more frequent trips to the bathroom.

I was at the doctor this morning and she offered to strip my membranes, which sometimes helps labour start for some women.  I told her that I would rather wait another week and see what happens, but gave her permission to do an internal exam and see if I had progressed at all.  Apparently I have not.  And it was not a very pleasant exam.  I don't think those exams are ever pleasant, but this one seemed extra uncomfortable.  I guess everything is just extra sensitive down there.  So, since everything is still closed up tight, she couldn't have stripped my membranes anyway.

I have been making an effort to spend time with Jason and with other friends and get out and enjoy life these days.  It has been nice to spend some time with friends that I haven't seen in a while.  I have been seriously slacking on the housework, but it is getting more difficult, especially to do the things I would like to....like wash the floor.  Maybe crawling around the floor for an hour would get this labour going, ha!     

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